GEORGE | Louisville City FC defeats old affiliate
Louisville City FC defeated former affiliate Orlando City B 4-1 on a chilly night at Louisville Slugger Field. Over 5,000 fans cheered on the team as they watched an eventful match. Louisville went down 0-1 in the first few minutes of the match but quickly answer with an equalizer. Louisville would then score three goals in the second half to comfortably beat the Florida team.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Over 5,000 fans cheered on Louisville City FC as they defeated Orlando City B 4-1 on the chilly Saturday night.
Orlando City opened the match up with a quick goal in the fifth minute, frustrating Louisville goal keeper Scott Goodwin.
In the 25th minute Louisville responded. Kadeem Dacres played a ball into the middle of the box on the left side, and Hoffman slide in to connect on the pass, scoring the game-tying goal.
Both teams had chances in the remaining first half, but neither scored. Louisville and Orlando headed into the locker room tied 1-1.
At the start of the second half, Louisville got off to a hot start.
In the 47th minute, Paolo DelPiccolo took a free kick from the left side of the field. DelPiccolo gave teammate Andrew Lubahn a beautiful ball in which Lubahn headed in to give Louisville a 2-1 edge.
Dacres scored Louisville's third goal. With the ball in the middle of the field 30 yards from the goal, Dacres rocked a shot into the upper corner over Orlando's goal keeper.
Louisville comfortably led the entire second half after Lubahn's and Dacres' goals. Louisville maintained possession to eat up the remaining clock.
Substitute Ilija Ilic added an extra boost in stoppage striking a pass from Niall McCabe for a goal 10 yards out to make it 4-1.
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